Nutrition in Midlife Blog

December 11, 2020

Lunch ideas for when you are in Zoom meetings all day

Recently, I spent the day in online appointments. My sessions were stacked back-to-back, starting at 7:30am. I ate breakfast, came to my office with a cup of coffee, a glass of water in hand and got started. By noon, I was ready for lunch but had nothing organized or prepared. […]
November 27, 2020

Basic self-care strategies to help you get through the Covid-holiday season + contest

After this week’s announcement in Alberta about further lockdown, I am feeling empty and lost for inspiration. We’re all living through a tornado of polarized opinions. The tension is thick. And during a season where we naturally gravitate toward each other, we are unable to do something as simple as […]
November 17, 2020

Fast food: Slow down to speed up (a meal prep strategy that works)

Does this look like “fast food” to you? Sometimes you need to slow down to speed up. This meal prep strategy “slow down to speed up” can work wonders for busy weeknights. With so many activities being cancelled, most people’s lives have a different level of busy-ness than what they […]
November 3, 2020

Nutrition in peri-menopause & midlife: Is it time to renovate your approach?

Nutrition in peri-menopause & midlife: Is it time to renovate your approach? Peri-menopause and mid-life is a time in a woman’s lives where her world is changing. The children in her life may be growing up. She may be questioning her career path. She may be craving new intellectual challenges. […]
October 29, 2020

So your body has changed in midlife…now what?

Midlife is a time of change. Our hair, our skin, our bodies don’t work as well as they used to. From vague annoyances like heartburn or poor sleep quality, to more significant disappointments like injuries, fatigue, chronic illness or mental illness… our chaotic nutrition and lifestyle no longer optimally supports […]
September 18, 2020

Meal planning tips for busy people

One of the biggest struggles that most of us face today is feeling overwhelmed by our lives. We’re so busy in our day of Zoom meetings, that the thought of making another decision around food and what to eat tips us over into overwhelm. Quick, convenient foods end up in […]